The Newsroom's final season returns with its fifth episode tonight, 7<sup>th December at 9pm EST on HBO.
The pre-series finale episode is titled, Oh Shenandoah, where Will McAvoy will be in jail for contempt charges and Edward Snowden's story might be addressed.
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The official synopsis reads:
Incarcerated for contempt, Will (Jeff Daniels) refuses to reveal the name of Neal's (Dev Patel) government source. Appearing to embrace Pruit's (B.J. Novak) mandate to capture younger viewers, Charlie (Sam Waterston) orders a reluctant Don (Thomas Sadoski) to track down principals in a sexual-abuse case at an elite college. Sloan (Olivia Munn) voices her objection to a new digital site built by Neal's replacement, Bree (Jon Bass). Stranded in a Moscow airport, Jim (John Gallagher, Jr.) and Maggie (Alison Pill) look to land seats for a Cuban-bound plane, hoping to interview one of its high-profile passengers.
In the last episode titled Contempt, Neal's espionage story was cancelled by Pruitt, Will McAvoy thrown in jail for refusing to name Neal's source and relationship issues mount for Jim and Hallie.
Also, McAvoy and MacKenzie McHale finally got married in City Hall, before he was taken to jail.
This week's episode promo shows Jim and Maggie boarding a flight in connection to a lead involving infamous NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Watch the promo here: